EXERCISES, LESSON 4
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that
BEST answers the exercise or BEST completes the incomplete statement.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced with the solution.
You are assisting the Chief of Biomedical Maintenance to install a Continental
CS-8952 Field Deployable Radiographic /Fluoroscopic X-ray system in the post
hospital at Camp Rutter, Okinawa. The equipment bears a label stating it is
certified to comply with the Standard in effect at the date of manufacture, which
was June 1991. Must you prepare a Form FDA 2579?
a. Yes, the unit was manufactured after 1 August, 1974.
b. No, the unit was manufactured after 1 August, 1974.
No, the Chief should prepare the document.
d. Yes, I installed the unit in an activity of the DOD.
e. No, the equipment was installed outside the United States.
During his off-duty hours and unassisted, SGT Hostettler installed a new certified
X-ray system in a chiropractor's office (a non-DOD agency). Is he required to
prepare a Form FDA 2579?
a. Yes, the unit was installed within the United States (US).
b. No, the unit was not installed in a DOD activity.
No, the unit is a "loaner."
d. Yes, it is a certified system manufactured after August 1974.
e. No, he was off duty and employed by another individual.